By: Joe Graedon October 26, 2017 4 Comments
    Will Extra Vitamin D for Asthma Improve Breathin…

    According to the CDC there are about 25 million Americans who have asthma. That means that one 1 of every 12 people has some degree of wheezing, chest tightness, coughing or breathing difficulties. Co…

    By: Joe Graedon April 2, 2015 1 Comments
    Enterovirus D68 Is Linked to Mysterious Childhoo…

    A few years ago children began developing mysterious symptoms after severe upper respiratory infections. Some of these kids went on to experience sudden paralysis. The overall picture looked like poli…

    By: Terry Graedon September 11, 2014 2 Comments
    Respiratory Infection Hits Kids Hard

    An outbreak of respiratory infections in children has public health officials worried. Enterovirus D68 was discovered in the 1960s and did not appear to pose a particular threat. It resembled the fami…

    By: Terry Graedon November 11, 2013 9 Comments
    Should You Choose Medication or Home Remedies to…

    Are you sniffling and sneezing yet? If not, chances are that you soon will be. Cold season is upon us! Experts estimate that adults will average two to four colds this year. Kids often get six to ten …

    By: Joe Graedon January 14, 2013 6 Comments
    Elderberry Extract Against Colds

    Q. I have found that elderberry extract really helps against the common cold. If I start taking it soon enough I can keep the cold from getting a foothold. A. German researchers have found that a stan…

    By: Joe Graedon October 25, 2012 4 Comments
    Probiotics Against Colds

    College dormitories are breeding grounds for colds and other upper respiratory infections. The young people in them live in close quarters and are often sleep-deprived. But research suggests that prob…

    By: Terry Graedon September 22, 2011 6 Comments
    Probiotics to Ward Off Colds

    Probiotics may help children as well as grownups fight off colds and other upper respiratory tract infections. That's the conclusion of a new analysis of 14 randomized controlled studies carried out a…